A web-based email solution provided by Google. Preferably, this tag should be used for questions about using Gmail with Ubuntu desktop applications, especially desktop email clients.

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HiDPI screen. Changing layout.css.devPixelsPerPx in Firefox does not work for gmail

I'm experiencing a lot of problem with my new laptop with HiDPI screen and Ubuntu 16.04. Maybe the most annoying is related to Mozilla Firefox. I partially solved it by using the hint described here ...
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ssmtp: Cannot open smtp.gmail.com:587

I try to send a email using ssmtp but it not working My ssmtp config file root=test@gmail.com mailhub=smtp.gmail.com:587 AuthUser=test@gmail.com AuthPass=***** UseTLS=YES UseSTARTCTLS=YES ...
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Thunderbird showing “Unable to locate mail spool file” on installing gmail account in ubuntu 13.04?

I just configure a gmail account in thunder mail but its continuously showing me error "Unable to locate mail spool file." when i click get mail then also it shows same error. its not retrieving mail ...
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How to check if Unity web apps for gmail (or other) is installed?

I'm trying to integrate gmail with my Ubuntu desktop, recently upgraded to version 14.04, but I don't remember if i have previously accepted to integrate gmail with the desktop. How can I check this? ...
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How to make Gmail open when clicking mailto: links in the same browser it is clicked?

I just installed 12.04 and when clicking mailto: links Thunderbird opens. I want Gmail to open in the browser that the mailto: link is clicked. So if I am in Firefox and click a mailto: link a new FF ...
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postfix problem with 'from' header

I finally managed to setup postfix as a relay to my gmail account. The problem is in FROM section of incoming mail on gmail web panel I have name of someones account and Which makes impossible to ...
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Configure Postfix to work with Gmail and custom domain email (relay)

I'd like to set up custom domain email like john@doe.com and be able to send and receive emails on this account using my Gmail account. In order to do so I've read I need to configure Postfix to ...
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Evolution Mail and Calendar Authentication Error

I am having a problem in adding my gmail id in Evolution Mail and Calendar. There is always this authentication error message. What are the possible reasons for this error?
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Postfix and relay with Gmail: i can't send emails

I'm trying to send emails from my machine using gmail as sender. I've followed this tutorial: https://easyengine.io/tutorials/linux/ubuntu-postfix-gmail-smtp/ and when I try to send an email from ...
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Oauth 2 in kmail in ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to connect gmail using kmail from Ubuntu 16.04, but it is not connecting. After doing google search I came to know that, gmail using oauth 2 for authentication of desktop app. Is there a ...
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GnomeGmail for Google Inbox (attachments)?

GnomeGmail did a nice job as default mail client sending attachments, e.g. from LibreWriter, but since I moved to Google Inbox, the Gnome Gmail only opens it, without attaching anything or opening the ...
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openssl s_client -connect gmail.com:443 -ssl3 not working

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my laptop for my testing. Connect to gmail.com using the following command. openssl s_client -connect gmail.com:443 -ssl3 But I get the following error: ...
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I am not allowed to log into my gmail account. Why not? is this a ubuntu thing, and how do I resolve it since there is no one to help [closed]

I am trying to log into my gmail account but am not being allowed to, says my pass word is incorrect (it is not ) and I'm told that I must have cookies enabled but Firefox (in Ubuntu) won't let me Why ...
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Kmail Default Send and Archive (gmail like hotkey)

CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER = Send and Archive inside of the browser for GMAIL. How do I enable this to work inside of Kmail? I wish to send and archive all my emails when I launch em out my inbox.
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What happend to evolution-mapi in 16.04

I am new here and i come frome austria. My primary language is german so please excuse me for my bad english. The only questian i have is, what happend to the evolution-mapi in ubuntu 16.04. I've ...
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Setting up a mail server on Ubuntu that forwards and sends mail to Gmail

I am currently running a Ubuntu server on DigitalOcean. Currently, I have set up Postfix so all emails to my domain automatically gets forwarded to my Gmail account. I also want to send out emails ...
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can't send emails to gmail accounts from postfix

Hi I have a VPS running Ubuntu 14.04 configured as email box using this guide http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/setup-mail-server-ubuntu-14-04/ and then install and configure spamassasin with this ...
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I've made an email server using postfix and dovecot and I cannot send emails to Gmail! It works perfectly with Yahoo

I've made an email server on Ubuntu 12.04 using postfix, dovecot and roundcube as an web interface. Sending and receiving mails from Yahoo works fine (well, to be honest with a delay of 5 minutes, I ...
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How to view HTML mails in Claws?

I've just installed claws mail. Setting it up was not easy, but thanks to this sit I've managed to retrieve my mails. Only, html mails are just displayed as plain text so i've installed fancy plugin ...
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Thunderbird can't authenticate to sync my Gmail account

I installed Thunderbird and had no problem. When I try to sync my Gmail account it displays an error message about having the wrong username and password. I already made the necessary changes in ...
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How to add Gmail account with 2-step verification in Empathy?

I've added Gmail account in Gwibber/Empathy chat previously. Now I've activated 2-step verification in Google settings, and when I am entering the correct username and passwords, Gwibber now reports ...
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How delete Gmail account from Evolution?

I would use evolution only to work (company email/calendar/contacts etc), but it's already set up an gmail account. Unfortunately I can't delete it because the "delete" button is disabled for this ...
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Is there any way to send mail from terminal to gmail or google apps mail with a zip file attachment?

I tried to send mails from terminal with a zip file attachment. The mails get rejected by the gmail or google apps mail. I get an error like: <user@mail.com>: host ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.com[74.125.23....
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Postfix Using Gmail Relay: Must issue a STARTTLS command first

I get this error: Must issue a STARTTLS command first with all sent mail. Can anyone see why? main.cf: relayhost=[smtp.gmail.com]:587 smtp_connection_cache_destinations= [smtp.gmail.com]:587 #TLS ...
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Can I make links to email addresses open Gmail instead of Evolution?

When I click on a link to an email address in Firefox or Google Chrome a "Welcome to Evolution" screen appears. Can I make Gmail open instead, or at the very least disable Evolution from running?
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Setup Kmail with Gmail

I want to use IMAP to connect Kmail to Gmail. After setting up the account via wizard in kmail, I get this error (I replaced my email address with abc) : The server for account "Google Mail (abc)" ...
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Claws mail 3.11.1 Could not queue message for sending

Have been using Thunderbird for some time then installed Claws mail and both worked on same Pc. What i liked about Claws that it authenticate connection and bind to a specific PC across different ...
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Clearing out Thunderbird on Ubuntu

I installed thunderbird on Ubuntu and started downloading emails via POP just to have a backup on my local machine. I downloaded about half of all the emails and then it said no more new emails and ...
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Thunderbird : email notification and unity-panel icon

Problems: The main icon in unity-panel doesn't change when I receive an email. There is no pop up. System setting: Thunderbird is open. Sound notification works. Messaging Menu and Unity ...
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Gmail notification through online accounts

I grant access Ubuntu to access my google account in online accounts. Now how can I setup Ubuntu to notify when I receive a new email ? Thunderbird doesn't working as explained here.
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Mail to freemailer are not correctly delivered

i manage a mailserver with ubuntu 14.04, postfix, dovecot and have the following problme: when sending a email to a outlook or gmail mailbox the mails are marked as spam and often the receiver dont ...
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No new mail notification for main icon of Thunderbird in unity-panel [duplicate]

Thunderbird is open but the main icon in unity-panel doesn't show that I received an email. I would like that icon change when I receive an email. Take a look at screenshot. When I receive an email,...
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How to run Thunderbird in the background?

I want to get instant notifications for new emails and I don't want to install and configure an extra program for that. Thunderbird shows notifications, so does Gmail webapp. But both of them work ...
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Mail relay for external domain to external domain

I have an email account on a certain mail server, and a gmail account. Gmail is my main account and I direct all other email accounts to it. While the server I'm dealing with doesn't provide ...
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How to set up MailMerge for Google emails under Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to send out group emails and have each person addressed by their first name. I've got those groups in the Google Contacts. The only info I found on this Forum applied to T'bird. Would the ...
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How to read and write email in terminal? Does gmail require a special software?

I wonder if anybody still does something like this. What are current options today? I'm using Ubuntu12, and trying to install mutt. What should I apt-get-install, mutt of mutt-patched? While I'm ...
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postfix sends my email through gmail but system mgs to root go to root@gmail.com

I have successfully configured postfix on my ubuntu 14.04 to use gmail as a relay host. So all email work set fom the system is relayed and works. BUT - when the system sends me an internal email ...
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Is there a gnome-gmail-notifier replacement? [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 15.10 the gnome-gmail-notifier package has disappeared. In fact it is the only notifier for gmail that really and fully integrates with the messaging menu. I haven't found any satisfying ...
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Thunderbird 38.3.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 - Cannot connect to gmail server

Linux LCP22 laptop, 64bit Ubuntu 15.04. Thunderbird 38.3 & Firefox 42.0 I am new to Ubuntu & command terminal use. My problem seemed to start around 20 Oct. Initially is seemed the problem ...
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mail utils receive mails

I can send mails through mailutils in ubuntu 14.04 but when I check for received mails it always shows No mail for <userName>. Any one can help me with this Command using -> $ mail output No ...
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mail on ubunut server 14.04.3 LTS has stopped working

When testing mail as following: mail -s "Test Message" my_email@gmail.com <<< 'This is a test message' no email is delivered, and the email returned to my server contains: ----- ...
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Problem loading webpages in chrome and firefox ubuntu 14.04 lts

Some websites does not load, the circle keeps rotating backwards and after a long time "no reply from server" message is displayed. All google websites except gmail work well. It loads in windows 10 ...
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Connecting the envelope indicator in panel to my GMail account in 13.10

I have one question. Is there a way of connecting the envelope in the upper panel in Ubuntu 13.10, to notify me when i get mail on Gmail? I mean this little thing: http://i.stack.imgur.com/lY1Gt.png ...
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multiple gmail account notifier ubuntu 13.04

in 12.04 i used an app that used NotifyOSD to notify me if i got one of my three gmail accounts. and sadly i cant find it for 13.04. Both gm-notify and gm-notifier only works with 1 gmail acount. Is ...
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Any Linux app for recuperating data from Android devices (discarded email from Gmail draft)?

One reason why I appreciate Linux is that it has the amazing ability to give solutions for any kind of IT-related problem. I have an Samsung phone running Android GingerBread. I've spend my entire ...
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Connexion problem

i'm using ubuntu 14.04 and i get a problem with internet connexion. I could open almost all web site except for Gmail. Can anyone help me please. Thank you in advance.
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Nullmailer gives “Unspecified temporary error” when trying to send mail using Google account

Sending mail using Nullmailer to a Google (Apps) account results in "Unspecified temporary error" I use Google Apps and have two account that I want to use: systemmail@adomain.se: Will be the ...
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Synchronizing/merging Empathy logs and Google chat logs

If I use Empathy to log into my Google account and chat with people, I can enable logging and have it save chat logs to my computer. The problem is, I don't only use one computer, so I end up with ...
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SSMTP with gmail “cannot open 587:587” [closed]

I'm trying to configure my HTPC to send me an email once in a while, particularly after certain cron jobs but I can't get it to work. I've also got a server running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS where I eventually ...
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How can I get all of my GMail directories to appear in Thunderbird?

In the left pane of Thunderbird, my GMail account e-mail address is listed and under it is "Inbox", "Drafts", "Sent" and "Deleted". When I access GMail via the web interface, there are other ...